Media Parents

Edinburgh TV Festival Places

June 3, 2011 @ 12:06 pm Posted in News Comments

Holly Blake at MGEITF has indicated that applications for the scheme below from Media Parents returning to work would be welcome, so disregard the 2 – 4 years experience stipulation and make your case once you’ve read below.  Please contact Holly for further queries, this really is a great opportunity to learn and network – the idea for Media Parents came to me after listening to Jay Hunt, Daisy Goodwin and other women in a panel discussion at Edinburgh, so it’s all-round inspirational. for great talent, networking, jobs and information.

Do you have 2-4 years experience in ANY area of TV?
Would you like to spend 4 days in Edinburgh over the August bank holiday weekend gaining insight and advice from the top programme and policy makers in TV?

Fancy receiving £2000 worth of training for only £50?


Just answer 3 questions about TV and detail your experience to date.

• FREE delegate pass to MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival (MGEITF)
• FREE programme of masterclasses from some of the most respected programme and policy makers in the business
• Opportunity to network with peers and top TV execs
• Opportunity to pitch live at the TV Festival and win a commission (this year to BBC’s The Culture Show)
• Heavily subsidised training after the event

Past Fast Track speakers include: Robert Thirkell, Tim Hincks, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Dawn Airey, Julian Bellamy, Jay Hunt and Andy Harries.

TV Festival sessions confirmed for 2011 include Masterclasses with: The Cube, Downton Abbey, The Killing and The Only Way is Essex. speakers include: Professor Brian Cox, Alex Crawford and Dr Eric Schmidt.

Accommodation in Edinburgh is provided. Fast Track takes place from Thursday 25 – Sunday 28 August, including Edinburgh TV Festival sessions and social events over the weekend. For further information can be found on our website.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: midnight, June 12

Not for you? If you know someone that would benefit from the scheme then you can nominate them via our website and we will get in touch with details of how to apply.

If you would like more information then please email: or call 0207 278 9515

click on this logo to go to the MGEITF site for great talent, networking, jobs and information.

by Amy Walker

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